Guidance

Implementation of Sentencing for dangerous offenders in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Commencement of sections 122 - 128 to and Schedules 18 - 22 to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

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Section 122 – 128 of and Schedules 18 - 22 to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 - Sentencing for dangerous offenders

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This circular is about the commencement of sections 122 - 128 to and Schedules 18 - 22 to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (“the 2012 Act”). It provides a brief explanation of the new provisions which have effect in relation to the sentencing of dangerous offenders.

This circular should not be regarded as providing legal advice. Legal advice should be sought if there is any doubt as to the application or interpretation of the legislation.

Published 4 March 2012